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Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 12:06 PM PDT

Trump Taps Conservative Ken Cuccinelli to Head Citizenship Agency

Trump Taps Conservative Ken Cuccinelli to Head Citizenship Agency

Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 08:39 AM PDT

Age Matters More Than Sexuality to US Presidential Voters, Poll Finds

Age Matters More Than Sexuality to US Presidential Voters, Poll Finds

A new poll finds that Americans are more likely to say they'd reject a presidential candidate who is older than 70 than one who's gay, Reuters reported. The findings in Monday's Reuters/Ipsos poll, conducted...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 06:52 PM PDT

Mexico Denies Trump's Claim of Secret Concessions in Deal

Mexico Denies Trump's Claim of Secret Concessions in Deal

Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what's in it. Stung by...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 07:29 AM PDT

House to Hold First Hearing on Mueller Report

House to Hold First Hearing on Mueller Report

Sixty Democrat lawmakers and one Republican say they are ready to impeach President Trump after the report released by special counsel Robert Mueller said there was evidence that the president tried to obstruct...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 02:00 AM PDT

Warren Challenges Sanders for Progressives' Support

Warren Challenges Sanders for Progressives' Support

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are vying to become the progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden, a competition that's especially pivotal in the Midwest. The region is critical to...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 05:49 PM PDT

House Democrats Make Deal to See Mueller Files on Trump

House Democrats Make Deal to See Mueller Files on Trump

The House expects to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller's report soon, after a sudden shift by the Justice Department as Democrats weigh impeachment proceedings against President...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 05:24 PM PDT

DeVos, Unions Drive Democratic Candidates to Back Away From Charter Schools

DeVos, Unions Drive Democratic Candidates to Back Away From Charter Schools

Charter schools — a type of public school that is independently operated and whose staff is often non-unionized — have long been a divisive issue within Democratic circles. Now, they're increasingly falling out...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 04:48 PM PDT

Central American Migrants Say Deal Doesn't Dash Asylum Hopes

Central American Migrants Say Deal Doesn't Dash Asylum Hopes

At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 03:46 PM PDT

Senators Hope to Force Vote on Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Senators Hope to Force Vote on Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Opposition to President Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 02:14 PM PDT

Jimmy Carter, After Hip Surgery, Back Teaching Sunday School

Jimmy Carter, After Hip Surgery, Back Teaching Sunday School

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter talked about his recent health setback and his conversation with President Donald Trump, as he returned to teaching Sunday school in Georgia for the first time since breaking...

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